The Atlantic Yards Project: No Longer Inevitable?By Brian J. Carreira
What a difference a year can make. As January 2005 winds to a close, Bruce Ratners Atlantic Yards proposal, launched a year ago as the crown jewel in the developers Brooklyn menagerie, seems to be chugging along on fumes.
NYC School System Makes Teachers PayBy Marjory Garrison
In addition to overcrowded classrooms, an underfunded district, and a staffing crisis that looms on the horizon for New York Citys public schools, teachers may soon be worrying about their very own health.
Williamsburg Rises UpBy Williams Cole
The funky, warm mix of low-rise residential, manufacturing, commerce and arts spaces that has made Williamsburg a unique spot for many long-time residents is on the verge of changing into a landscape dominated by the kind of high-rise luxury condos that are developers wet dreams.
A View from Prospect HeightsBy Patricia Spears Jones
Just before New Years Eve, I dined with my friend Janet in a restaurant where the holiday decorations were monkeys. Monkeys dressed in Venetian robessilk brocades, rich velvets.
Jack Newfields MemorialBy Williams Cole
At veteran New York journalist (and Bed-Stuy native) Jack Newfields memorial at Riverside Chapel in late December, there was certainly some political posturing.